noun, plural sensoriums, sensoria
[sen-sawr-ee-uh, -sohr-] /sɛnˈsɔr i ə, -ˈsoʊr-/ (Show IPA)
a part of the brain or the brain itself regarded as the seat of sensation.
the sensory apparatus of the body.
noun (pl) -riums, -ria (-rɪə)
the area of the brain considered responsible for receiving and integrating sensations from the outside world
(physiol) the entire sensory and intellectual apparatus of the body

sensorium sen·so·ri·um (sěn-sôr’ē-əm)
n. pl. sen·so·ri·ums or sen·so·ri·a (-sôr’ē-ə)

The part of the brain that receives and coordinates all the stimuli conveyed to various sensory centers.

The sensory system of the body.


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